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Ken Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed – Building Resilience

Following up after Dr. Ginsburg's November 2, 2015 visit to Hatboro-Horsham On Monday, November 2, 2015, Dr. Ginsburg addressed an audience of families and community members who learned a great deal about raising children to become resilient, and paving the way for a lifetime of healthy coping skills. The following day, [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|History|0 Comments

2015 Recovery Walk!

Recovery Walks! People have been walking in Recovery Walks! to support recovery from drug and alcohol addiction disorders during September’s National Recovery Month for 14 years. On September 19, 2015, 25,000 people represented the faces and voices of recovery in Philadelphia and saw PRO-ACT receive the Philadelphia Transformation Award for its work in helping [...]

By | September 19th, 2015|History|0 Comments

Addict 2015

    Pictured above:  Back row - Assistant Director Ian Vosseler, Taylor Hough, Annika Jorgensen, Alexandra Rivers, Dylan Reckner, Riley Hohenstein, Sammy Blackburn, Daniel Mitchell, Dianna Vassallo, Bryan Hagelin, Jake Bookbinder, Chad Moran, and Director Kristin Hannings. Middle row - Sarah Graham, Morgan White, Claire O'Neill, Melanie Dubil, and Zach Cahill. Front row (seated) - Kate [...]

By | March 21st, 2015|History|0 Comments

4th Annual Conversation Forum

Rick Shugart, MFT, was our guest presenter at the 4th Annual Conversation Forum, which brought 120 participants to the Horsham Community Center on a cold January night. We featured a panel of two young adults in recovery from substance misuse, parents of a young person in recovery, and a young adult whose concern about his [...]

By | January 28th, 2015|History|0 Comments

National Night Out

Be a Part of the Conversation participates in "National Night Out," an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. We present a "Mock Teen Bedroom" which puts on display some items that parents might not realize are indications of drug or alcohol use. [...]

By | August 5th, 2014|History|0 Comments

Prescription Drug Abuse with Thomas McLellan, Ph.D.

Be a Part of the Conversation was honored to host Thomas McLellan, Ph.D. for a public discussion about a vital and timely topic: “How Can We Stop the Nation’s Fastest Growing Drug Problem?” On March 18, 2014, Dr. McLellan delivered a fascinating presentation, illuminating the progressive and accelerated use of prescription drugs in [...]

By | March 18th, 2014|History|0 Comments

3rd Annual Conversation Forum

The 3rd Annual Conversation Forum featured a panel of three young adults in recovery from substance abuse, and three (unrelated) parents whose children have struggled with addiction. The panel shared what they have learned about the effects of substance use on young people and the toll that it takes on family members who feel powerless to stop [...]

By | January 28th, 2014|History|0 Comments

Christopher Kennedy Lawford

Christopher Kennedy Lawford spoke to an engaged audience of more than 100 participants on October 24, 2013 On October 24, 2013, the bestselling author, Christopher Kennedy Lawford shared insights about his life in recovery, and lead a lively conversation focusing on reducing stigmas about addiction, and supporting recovery. He also shared his thoughts about parenting, [...]

By | October 24th, 2013|History|0 Comments